Updated to reflect vital FAA regulatory, procedural, and training changes, this indispensable tool prepares private pilots for the "checkride" with an FAA examiner. It answers the most commonly asked questions, clarifies the requirements of the written and oral portions, and presents practice questions from the exam with a reference to the specific information source from where the answer may be derived. A new appendix with a "Practical Test Checklist" written in question-and-answer format -- with questions the FAA checkride examiners are most likely to ask and comprehensive, easy-to-remember responses -- is also provided. This guide teaches not only what to expect but also how to exhibit subject mastery and confidence when under the examiner's scrutiny.
Michael D. Hayes has been flying for more than 25 years and is a certified flight instructor. He is the author of several titles in the Oral Exam Guide series, including "Instrumental Oral Exam Guide "and "Multi-Engine Oral Exam Guide." He has accumulated numerous certificates and ratings, including private and commercial single and multi-engine land ratings. He lives in Fort Worth, Texas.